BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Entrepreneurship

The entrepreneurship degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University. Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss schedules and options.

Sample schedule

This sample schedule serves as a guide for your course planning. Check our Course Rotations for future course offerings and consult with your advisor to develop the best degree plan for you.

This is a model four year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as college credit you earned while in high school, your choice of general education electives, and placement in English and Mathematics.

This degree program can be completed in eight semesters.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

Total hours15
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
MTH 135 or above 3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
Natural World with Lab 4

Second semester (spring)

Total hours15
CIS 200 Critical and Creative Thinking Using Information Technology 3
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Human Cultures - Humanities 3

Third semester (fall)

Total hours15
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ECO 165 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Human Cultures - Arts 3

Fourth semester (spring)

Total hours15
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
LAW 231 Legal Environment of Business 3
QBA 237 Basic Business Statistics 3
Natural World 3
Cultural Competence (ANT-100, GRY-100, IDS-297, or REL-210 can double count on globalization list) 3

Fifth semester (fall)

Total hours16
LAW 332 Debtor and Creditor Rights and Remedies 1
FIN 380 Financial Management 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
MGT 340 Principles of Management 3
MKT 350 Principles of Marketing 3
Globalization Course 3

Sixth semester (spring)

Total hours15
ACC 311 Managerial Cost Accounting
or FIN 390 Intermediate Financial Management
ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions 3
MGT 345 Designing, Managing and Evaluating Human Resources Management Programs 3
MGT 384 Entrepreneurship 3
MKT 364 Operations Management 3

Seventh semester (fall)

Total hours15
MGT 341 Organizational Behavior and Leadership 3
MGT 543 New Venture Management 3
MKT 352 Personal Selling
or MKT 354 Principles of Advertising
or MKT 355 Principles of Retailing
Entrepreneurship List 3
Entrepreneurship List 3

Eighth semester (spring)

Total hours15
CIS 429 Information Systems with Business Intelligence 3
MGT 487 Strategic Management and Policy 3
MGT 561 Practicum in Small Business Operations 3
Entrepreneurship List 3
Elective 2

Entrepreneurship List

BUS-510 - E-Business & Online Entrepreneurship

LAW-335 - Business Enterprises Rights & Liabilities

MKT-367  Purchasing & Supply Management

MKT-368 - Supply Chain & Operations Modeling

MGT-447 - International Management

MKT-474 - International Marketing

TCM-458 - Technology Management

TCM-511 - Product Design & Development

GPA & credit hour requirements

Electives, as needed to bring total credit hours to 120 and upper division hours (300+) to 40.

GPA requirements include a minimum 2.00 Missouri State GPA and a minimum 2.50 combined GPA to be guaranteed admission to the College of Business.